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Content Intern
Mellon Foundation
Communications
New York, NY
Internship
$27-$30/hr
Part-Time
Published on:
March 16, 2024

Responsibilities may include, but will not be limited to the following:

  • Work independently and with the team to support the development and execution of digital campaigns and other ongoing projects, including sourcing and organizing digital assets, writing and proofreading copy, and helping generate story ideas in accordance with an editorial calendar.
  • Assist with sourcing, drafting, and editing a variety of content including grant stories, social media posts, newsletters, research memos, and emails.
  • Support social media efforts and campaigns, through grantee research, image sourcing, among other tasks as needed.
  • Compile data and conduct research concerning existing grantees, as well as arts and humanities more broadly; create research briefs to support story development.
  • Help conceive, pitch, and create original features for Mellon’s digital channels.
  • Support event promotion, including list development and audience tracking.
  • Help design and maintain an organized system of tracking, monitoring, and prioritizing tasks using the Foundation’s primary project management tools: Monday.com and Box.com.
  • Handle confidential and non-routine information with sensitivity.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Strong interest in learning about communications and marketing in a nonprofit setting.
  • Demonstrated interest, through work history or expressed career objectives, in developing hands-on experience with content creation and digital and social media management.
  • Work history that demonstrates an ability to anticipate next steps, to take initiative, to exercise discretion, and to apply sound judgment is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an interest in honing an ability to think about content from both a strategic and creative perspective.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with Contentful, Mailchimp, SproutSocial, and/or Google Analytics a plus. (If not, you will learn these tools while working with us!)
  • Must be flexible, highly organized, and able to juggle multiple and competing tasks and demands with impeccable follow-up and attention to detail.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and discretion to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Ability to be highly productive working independently and as a member of a team.
  • Completion of senior year by May 2024 or working towards a Master’s degree.

 

The Mellon Foundation is committed to providing compensation that is competitive and equitable within the philanthropic sector.  The estimated hourly range for this role is $27.00-$30.00 per hour.  The amount of pay offered will be determined by a number of factors, including but not limited to qualifications, unique skills, credentials or experience that is expected to impact the candidate’s contribution to the role. We will also consider market data as well as the Foundation’s internal pay equity framework.  Mellon is equal opportunity employer, committed to attracting and developing exceptional people and offers an excellent work environment.

Organization Size:
165
employees
Requirements:
  • Strong interest in learning about communications and marketing in a nonprofit setting.
  • Demonstrated interest, through work history or expressed career objectives, in developing hands-on experience with content creation and digital and social media management.
  • Work history that demonstrates an ability to anticipate next steps, to take initiative, to exercise discretion, and to apply sound judgment is preferred.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with an interest in honing an ability to think about content from both a strategic and creative perspective.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with Contentful, Mailchimp, SproutSocial, and/or Google Analytics a plus. (If not, you will learn these tools while working with us!)
  • Must be flexible, highly organized, and able to juggle multiple and competing tasks and demands with impeccable follow-up and attention to detail.
  • High level of interpersonal skills and discretion to handle sensitive and confidential situations.
  • Ability to be highly productive working independently and as a member of a team.
  • Completion of senior year by May 2024 or working towards a Master’s degree.
Location Details:

The intern may work in person or remotely

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